A4CENEM

A4CENEM is the implementation of the A4EU platform for Spain. This tool has been adapted to the specific needs and requirements of the Directorate General of the Spanish Civil Protection (DGPCE).

A4CENEM provides the capacity of early-warning detection and proactive decision-making when facing extreme weather-related emergencies. This allows the National Control Centre for Emergency Management (CENEM) to better manage such events, minimizing losses and saving lives.

I think the point is that you can check in advance which will be the impacts on the field, and therefore you can take preventive actions in advance also. In my field of work, this is very important because we work with forest fires and it is very important for us to have information in advance enough to take properly decisions.

Antonio Santiago y Gahete (Agencia de Medio Ambiente y Agua de Andalucía (AMAYA)

I think the point is that you can check in advance which will be the impacts on the field, and therefore you can take preventive actions in advance also. In my field of work, this is very important because we work with forest fires and it is very important for us to have information in advance enough to take properly decisions.

Antonio Santiago y Gahete (Agencia de Medio Ambiente y Agua de Andalucía (AMAYA)

Some of it is major operational capabilities are:

  • Connection to different sources of hazard information in real time.

  • Capacity to cross the hazard impact forecasting products served by the Anywhere Multi-Hazard Early Warning System with high resolution impact models.

  • Combination with risk and vulnerability information at national level: flooding areas, Seveso industries and nuclear power plants.